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The Soul hovering over the Body

The Soul hovering over the Body
(c. 1805-1808)
facing page 16 in The Grave, A Poem by Robert Blair, published by Robert Cromek, London, 1808 (quarto issue)

etching and engraving
16.1 × 22.6 cm (image) 21.2 × 26.5 cm (plate) 27.5 × 34.3 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 435B.6; Bindman 1978, 470; Butlin & Gott 44g
printed in ink u.r.: P.16.
printed in ink l.l.: Drawn by W. Blake.
printed in ink l.r.: Etched by L. Schiavonetti.
printed in ink l.c.: The Soul hovering over the Body reluctantly parting with Life. / --- How wishfully she looks / On all she's leaving, now no longer her's! / London, Published May 1st. (st in supercript over . ), 1808, by Cadell & Davies, Strand.
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1954
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Gallery location
Not on display